Tag Archives: WBC

Bad Juju for Eva Wahlstrom and Mayra Gomez WBC Title Fight

WBC appeals to the Argentine boxing federation to lift Mayra Gomez’s suspension By Diego Morilla   WBC super featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom will attempt to make a title defense at home when she faces Argentina’s Mayra Gomez in Turku, Finland. The key word is “attempt.” But the fight scheduled for Saturday May 6 seems in […]

Alejandra Oliveras Returns to Action in Argentina

Alejandra Oliveras returns to action and beats Lesly Morales in Argentina      By Diego Morilla Former four-division female champ Alejandra Oliveras returned to action after 20 months of inactivity to defeat Mexico’s Lesly Morales in the small town of Cutral Có, Neuquén, by unanimous decision on Saturday, April 8th. But as much as Oliveras’ victory […]

Cecilia Braekhus Meets Klara Svensson in 2017

Cecilia Braekhus Seeks Legacy vs Klara Svensson   Considered by many as the current best female fighter in the world, the undisputed WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (29-0, 8KO) is slated to face her mandatory challenger and the interim WBC 147-pound titleholder Klara “Swedish Princess” Svensson (17-1, 5KO) of Sweden in her next […]

Erica Farias Wins Clinch-fest Over Marisa Nunez

Erica Farias outhustles Marisa Nuñez in a clinch-fest   SAN FERNANDO, Argentina.- In a dull fight marred by excessive holding, local icon Erica “La Pantera” Farias successfully defended her WBC super lightweight belt against Marisa Nuñez with a unanimous decision on Saturday night. Both fighters passed each other numerous times on the down slope towards […]

Erica Farias Fights Marisa Nunez

Hometown Favorite Erica Farias vs Marisa Nuñez   After a year of relative calm, some of Argentina’s biggest female boxing stars are coming back to full activity and gearing up for what looms as an even bigger year in 2017.   One of such fighters is super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, one of the hungriest […]

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and female fight news

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and Female Fight News   Christina Hammer added a second world title to her collection after defeating Kali Reis the WBC titlist in their middleweight unification clash last weekend. And with Claressa Shields entering the pro ranks suddenly the division looks appealing. Hammer (20-0, 9 Kos) now has the WBC […]

Christy Martin’s Promotional Debut and Female Fight News

Christy Martin’s Promotional Debut Features Female Title Fight and other news   Many consider Christy “The Coalminer’s Daughter” Martin one of the greatest female fighters of all time. Now she’s tackling promoting. “I truly feel it was easier being the fighter,” said Martin. “But I am excited to start this new phase of my boxing […]

Melissa St. Vil to the Rescue

In boxing, one of the biggest perks for champions or journeymen alike is the opportunity to travel. To see new lands, meet new people, live new experiences while getting paid and doing what you love might be the best part of the sport, besides a hefty paycheck.  It looks like Brooklyn, New York’s Melissa St. […]

Jelena Mrdjenovich Wins in France and Female Fight News

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wins in France and Other Female Fight News   WBC and WBA featherweight titlist Jelena Mrdjenovich proved once more no boundaries exist when it comes to substantiating her ranking among the best female fighters pound for pound in the world today. Mrdjenovich (37-10-1, 19 Kos) traveled to Cergy-Pontoise, France to meet undefeated […]

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wants It All

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wants it All In the male dominated side of professional boxing, it is rare when an established champion must travel outside his familiar confines to defend his own title, but in the female side of the sport, it is a common occurrence as women look for the biggest challenges, best deal or […]